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Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby OakParkMusicGuy » Thu Apr 07, 2016 4:57 am

I ordered a Bolt Plus kit from Chris Hong yesterday. Although I dream of a Holdsworth HH2 I just couldn't justify the cost being a bassist. And I thought a kit would be fun!
Here's what I ordered:

GK1P BOLT PLUS GUITAR KIT

Fixed bridge w/ string saver saddles
Maple neck
Swamp ash body
CT headstock
Maple fingerboard w/ black dots
Stainless medium jumbo frets
14" Radius
Lithium Pickups
Rosewood knobs


I will do the tung oil finish my self

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re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby skully13a » Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:31 am

Right on! 8) 8)
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re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby tipover » Sat Apr 09, 2016 5:41 pm

Just wondering if you got the holiday sale type price on your kit like you were looking for?

I really wanted a bass kit. I guess I'll wait until Independence day for a sale.

Congrats on your kit! :applause:

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Re: re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby OakParkMusicGuy » Sun Apr 10, 2016 2:45 am

tipover wrote:Just wondering if you got the holiday sale type price on your kit like you were looking for?

I really wanted a bass kit. I guess I'll wait until Independence day for a sale.

Congrats on your kit! :applause:


Not exactly. But let's just say it was worth the phone call :)

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Re: re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby Coda » Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:43 am

OakParkMusicGuy wrote:
tipover wrote:Just wondering if you got the holiday sale type price on your kit like you were looking for? :applause:

Not exactly. But let's just say it was worth the phone call :)


I've always liked talking to a salesman better than the builder. :D
Kudos on the kit - and I applaud your choice of the CT headstock. I think it looks great on the Bolt shape. :applause:
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Re: re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby OakParkMusicGuy » Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:29 am

Coda wrote:I've always liked talking to a salesman better than the builder. :D
Kudos on the kit - and I applaud your choice of the CT headstock. I think it looks great on the Bolt shape. :applause:


Thanks! The CT headstock is unique and looks great.

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Postby Wannabe » Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:03 pm

Certainly ordered the right stuff. This should be epic!

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Postby OakParkMusicGuy » Wed Apr 27, 2016 1:46 am

Wannabe wrote:Certainly ordered the right stuff. This should be epic!


Thanks!

I've been practicing the finish on some scrap wood. I had some Tung Oil Finish and pure Tung Oil. The 'tung oil finish' is horrible.

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re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby ocowart » Wed Apr 27, 2016 8:59 am

That is going to be nice!
Love the Kits!!

I have always used Formby's Tung oil and liked the results I got

Does anyone know if they send shipment confirmations for the kits?

from what I have read some people don't even get a ship confirmation for a full on build, so I was curious about the kit shipments

ordered my bolt + kit 5 weeks ago today ...getting anxious :D
the last neck I ordered was about 2 years ago I cant recall if I got a email notice or not on that

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re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby OakParkMusicGuy » Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:02 am

Thanks! I got Hope's 100% Tung Oil.

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Postby Dr. Shrinker » Wed Apr 27, 2016 3:36 pm

ocowart wrote:That is going to be nice!
Love the Kits!!

I have always used Formby's Tung oil and liked the results I got

Does anyone know if they send shipment confirmations for the kits?

from what I have read some people don't even get a ship confirmation for a full on build, so I was curious about the kit shipments

ordered my bolt + kit 5 weeks ago today ...getting anxious :D
the last neck I ordered was about 2 years ago I cant recall if I got a email notice or not on that


9 weeks so far on my TLB kit.

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re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby ocowart » Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:40 am

:shock: poop
I may die from waiting :wall:

Did you order a finish on your kit, or raw wood?

Thanks

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re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby OakParkMusicGuy » Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:55 am

raw wood!

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re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby ocowart » Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:58 am

9 weeks so far on my TLB kit.[/quote]

Thanks OakPark.....but I should have clarified, I was asking DR Shrinker about his TLB kit order

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Re: re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby Dr. Shrinker » Thu Apr 28, 2016 6:39 pm

ocowart wrote::shock: poop
I may die from waiting :wall:

Did you order a finish on your kit, or raw wood?

Thanks


I didnt order a finish. There were a few options on the neck/fretboard (see below) and that was it.

I will also admit I was concerned when they announced that the TLB guitar was discontinued.

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Re: Bolt Plus Kit Ordered

Postby PastorDave » Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:04 pm

OakParkMusicGuy wrote:I ordered a Bolt Plus kit from Chris Hong yesterday. Although I dream of a Holdsworth HH2 I just couldn't justify the cost being a bassist. And I thought a kit would be fun!
Here's what I ordered:

GK1P BOLT PLUS GUITAR KIT

Fixed bridge w/ string saver saddles
Maple neck
Swamp ash body
CT headstock
Maple fingerboard w/ black dots
Stainless medium jumbo frets
14" Radius
Lithium Pickups
Rosewood knobs


I will do the tung oil finish my self


Sounds great, lots of pics as you go! I think you'll love the Swamp Ash I have it on my Bolt kit and it looks great and is light and great tone!
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